William K. Kapp III,
M.D., M.S., FAAOS
Founder & President, Landmark Holdings of Missouri, LLC
Dr. William Kapp is the Founder and Chairman of Landmark Hospitals. Dr. Kapp started Landmark with a simple concept of bringing high quality LTACH services to areas of the country that were underserved or overlooked by other providers. Beginning in 2006, Dr. Kapp has steered the development and growth of Landmark through careful growth and development of strategic markets. Landmark has grown organically into a successful 5 hospital company without outside investment capital. Dr. Kapp successfully forecast the expiration of the moratorium at the end of 2012, and deployed significant resources to acquire additional CONs in Savannah, Georgia and Naples, Florida. With his team, Dr. Kapp has established a new standard for high acuity LTACH care in the state of Florida that will be the template for all new LTACHs in the state of Florida. Under his leadership Landmark has developed new information technologies to assist in patient management and referrals deploying new robotic technologies to assist physicians in providing care in the most efficient manner. Landmark continues to set a new standard in LTACH patient care that remains bed-side focused.
Dr. Kapp served as managing partner and leader for Physicians Alliance Surgery Center in Cape Girardeau and was instrumental in its design, development, and certification. He served as its Founding President and Medical Director from 2000 – 2003 and on its Medical Board from 2000-2011. Physicians Alliance is a multi-specialty outpatient surgical center with 4 operating suites and over 30 staff members. Partial interest was successfully acquired by St. Francis Medical Center in 2011.
Dr. Kapp also served 15 years as managing partner for Orthopaedic Associates of SE Missouri, the region’s only orthopedic center. Orthopedic Associates is a 9-physican practice with over 70 employees. Under his direction the group grew from 5 physicians and 2 offices to 9 physicians and 5 satellite locations. Revenue grew over 300% under his leadership.
Dr. Kapp is a founding advisory board member of Missouri Physicians Mutual. MPM was founded in the late 1990’s as a Missouri based 383 company to provide affordable medical malpractice insurance to a troubled market. MPM was able to grow from 10 physicians at its inception to well over 2000 becoming the largest insurer in the state for physician medical malpractice insurance.
Dr. Kapp currently resides in Cape Girardeau, MO, where he holds hospital appointments and committee leadership assignments at three acute care hospitals in the area. He is a board certified orthopedic surgeon and a Fellow in the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, licensed to practice in Illinois, Missouri, Texas and Georgia. He has served on the Board of Directors of the Missouri Orthopedic Association and has been chair of the Legislative Affairs Committee. He served as flight surgeon in the US Air Force Reserves with the rank of Major until 2005, and is a private pilot with multi-engine instrument ratings.
Dr. Kapp received his B.S. in Biochemistry from the University of Georgia and his M.S. in Immunology and M.D. at the Medical College of Georgia where he graduated with honors and was inducted into Alpha Omega Alpha, the medical honor society. He attended the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston Texas for residency in Orthopedic Surgery and completed his specialty training in 1994.
Chief Executive Officer, Landmark Holdings of Missouri, LLC
Craig Boudreaux has over 22 years of experience in the healthcare arena, spending the past 19 years in the LTACH and Rehab hospital sector. He has held positions of increasing leadership responsibility with public and private companies.
Prior to joining Landmark Hospitals, Craig held the position of Vice President of Hospital Development and Operations for RehabCare’s Freestanding Hospital Division, where he was responsible for planning and operationalizing the newly created hospital division. Responsibilities included acquisitions, day-to-day operations, design and de novo start-up of over fifteen (15) hospitals across the United States. While at RehabCare Hospital Division, Craig and his team embarked on an aggressive growth campaign for the RehabCare Hospital Division designed to transform RehabCare’s longstanding position as a pure play management company into an owner-operator of healthcare institutions. This new division and its success was the catalyst that increased RehabCare intrinsic net asset value ultimately leading to a top tier financial exit maximizing returns for RehabCare’s shareholders.
Additionally, he was responsible for hospital operation, acquisition integration and de novo hospital start-ups for Promise Healthcare and Lifecare Hospitals. During 22 years of managing and developing hospitals, Craig has demonstrated the comprehensive skills necessary to open and operate successful Surgical Centers, LTACH and Rehabilitation hospitals with a high degree of clinical and financial success. He specialized as a CEO in hospital turn-around, expansion, startup, new product line development and joint ventures. His successful experience as both a facility CEO and a multi-facility manager make him uniquely qualified to maximize the potential of a business for Landmark’s patients and its partners.
Craig earned a BS degree from Nicholls State University with an MBA certificate from Tulane University A.B. Freeman School of Business.
Chief Operating Officer
Tim Burke, MBA, joined the team as Chief Operations Officer for Landmark Hospitals / Landmark Management Services in February 2014. As COO, Tim is responsible for administrative direction, evaluation and coordination of functions and activities of all Landmark Hospitals within the corporate footprint, ensuring the operational objectives and results are in accord with overall corporate strategic goals and global objectives.
Prior to joining Landmark Hospitals, Tim provided executive leadership during start-up development, activation and successful accreditation to the 80-bed New Orleans East Hospital and 40-bed St. Bernard Parish Hospital under the Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System (FMOLHS) Management Services umbrella. Both start-up projects returned needed healthcare to underserved communities in the post-Katrina metropolitan New Orleans area. Tim provided executive oversight in the functional areas of Organizational Structure Creation and Implementation - Governance/Management, Financial Performance Review; Licensing and Accreditation , Medical Staff Recruitment, Managed Care Contracting Framework and Formation, Communication Education and Development, and Human Resources Management. Prior to that, Tim’s primary career focus was in the Long Term Acute Care (LTAC) arena holding positions of Chief Executive Officer at Regency Hospital in Covington, La., Gulf States LTAC in New Orleans, La., and LifeCare Hospitals / LifeCare Management Services in New Orleans, La. He also held the position of Hospital Administrator in Dallas, Tx. and Assistant Administrator/COO at LifeCare New Orleans. Tim is a proven developer and operator in both Freestanding and Hospital within a Hospital (HIH) LTAC models.
Tim has extensive experience in healthcare administration, clinical operations and business development. He is an Affiliate Member in the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE), working toward Fellow status. Other past certifications include LSU Fireman Training School, National Fire Academy, and the Disney Institute.
He holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Masters of Business Administration. Tim is a native of St. Bernard, LA.
RN, BSN, MHA
Director of Hospital Development & Quality Implementation
Ms Sabella has over 25 years of healthcare experience working in both for profit and not-for-profit hospitals with 20 of those years in a variety of management positions. Throughout her career, Ms Sabella has provided optimum patient care and developed strong relations with staff and physicians. Strong customer relations and excellent service are the benchmarks of Ms Sabella’s healthcare career. She holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing and a Masters in Health Administration.
In August of 2005, Ms Sabella began her career with Landmark as the Chief Clinical Officer of the first Landmark Hospital in Cape Girardeau, Missouri and was promoted to Chief Executive Officer in July 2006. Her professional experience in hospital management and new project development, as well as her clinical background, proved beneficial in her responsibility for the successful opening of the fourth Landmark Hospital in Columbia, Missouri in 2009, where she served as Chief Executive Officer for three years.
Ms Sabella returned to Cape Girardeau in 2012, when she was promoted to the position of Director of Hospital Development and Quality Implementation for Landmark Hospitals. In this capacity, Ms Sabella is responsible for all phases of new hospital development. During the past two years, she has been directly responsible for the construction, equipping and staffing of Landmark’s two newest hospitals, Landmark Hospital of Salt Lake City, Utah, which opened in May of 2013, and Landmark Hospital of Savannah, Georgia, scheduled to open in November 2014. Construction is also underway at the seventh hospital in Naples, Florida, which is expected to open in 2015.
Mrs. Bollinger is a Certified Public Accountant. She graduated from Southeast Missouri State University in 1994 magna cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in business administration with a major in accounting. Upon graduation she went to work for McDonnell Douglas Aerospace-East (Boeing, Inc.) in St. Louis, Missouri. Her first assignment was as a financial analyst for the F-15 procurement organization. She then advanced to become a Program Cost Accountant for Research and Development.
In December 1995, Tracy accepted a position with a local accounting firm and returned to her hometown of Cape Girardeau. During her 7 ½ years in public accounting she became well versed in general accounting as well as preparing audits and tax returns.
Tracy began her career as Controller at Landmark Hospitals in July 2005. She oversees the Accounting Department which handles general accounting, financial statement preparation, accounts payable and payroll for all Landmark Hospital locations.
Director of Business Development
Charlotte Stagner, RRT, BS, is the Corporate Director of Business Development of Landmark Hospitals. Since beginning her career with Landmark in 2005, Charlotte has served in many capacities involving patient care and clinical education, including Respiratory Manager, Lead Clinical Liaison and now in her current role as Corporate Director of Business Development. In collaboration with facility CEOs, Charlotte coordinates the Clinical Liaison teams at all Landmark Hospitals, helping them educate physicians, case managers and patient families on the benefits Landmark Hospital brings to the patient care community.
Prior to joining Landmark Hospitals, Charlotte served the medical community for 17 years in the respiratory care field, mostly in Intensive Care settings. Her business acumen was refined by spearheading the expansion of a durable medical equipment company from one to three local offices due to increase in demand for its services and products.
Since arriving at Landmark Hospitals, Charlotte has played a vital role in the opening of four new Landmark locations and garnering physician and referral support. With Charlotte, it’s more than the business of healthcare that drives her; she values the opportunity to meet with clinicians, discharge planners and physicians across the country helping them to understand the benefits of placing their patients in the specialized care provided at Landmark Hospital.
Corporate Compliance Officer
Corporate Director, Quality, Patient Safety and Standards
Gretchen Blake is a quality leader with over 20 years of healthcare experience as a subject matter expert focused on clinical quality, process improvement, patient safety and regulatory compliance. Blake joined Landmark Hospitals December 2013 as the corporate compliance officer and corporate director of quality, patient safety, infection prevention and standards.
Prior to joining Landmark, Blake spent a large portion of her career with Via Christi Health, her last position as system director of quality and patient safety for six of their largest hospitals with over 900 inpatient beds. Blake’s work involved integrating an organizational approach to quality and safety using the concept of high reliability and evidence based practice. During this course, Blake has been a key-note speaker in several national seminars sharing lessons learned from being a grass-roots co-leader in the Wichita Citywide Collaborative effort which achieved the 2006 Joint Commission and National Quality Forum Eisenberg Award for Innovation in Patient Safety and Quality, Washington, DC.
During a time when delivering high quality care that is safe and cost effective has become a key driver and a national focus, Blake’s work will center on creating a blueprint for the organization in standardizing evidence-based practice through principles of high reliability and sustained best practice.
Gretchen earned a B.S. in Business Quality Management from Southwestern College, Winfield, KS and her M.S. in Leadership with certification as an executive in quality also from Southwestern.